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Marvelous Tileworks of Moaven-ul-Molk Tekyeh

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The tiles feature images of battles led by the Prophet Muhammad and Ali ibn Abi Talib, the first Shiite Imam, the battle of Karbala and ancient Persian kings.

Moaven-ul-Molk Tekyeh in the western city of Kermanshah dates back to the Qajar era. What makes Moaven-ul-Molk stand out among other religious theaters is the remarkable tiles used in its construction.

These tiles feature images of battles led by the Prophet Muhammad and Ali ibn Abi Talib, the first Shiite Imam, the battle of Karbala and ancient Persian kings.

Mehr News Agency has put online photos of the tekyeh:

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